Southend-on-Sea (On-site)
£20,750 - £22,461 per year (pro rata for part time position)
Permanent, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

Do you believe everyone should have a place to call home and the chance to lead a fulfilling life?

​As a charitable registered provider of short-term social housing operating in Southend-on-Sea, we believe everyone should have a home of their own.

We currently manage 226 bed spaces in our emergency and short-term accommodation, employ over 90 full and part-time staff, and are supported by a number of volunteers.

​Everyone working for HARP plays an important part in helping a person off the streets and back on their feet.

Are you a motivated and passionate individual looking to make a real difference in your local community? Do you have experience of working in finance and want to put this to good use helping others less fortunate?  If so, we would love you to join our Finance team as a Housing Income Assistant.

The Housing Income Assistant is a member of a team currently of four, which includes the Housing Income Controller, Housing Income Officer and two Housing Income Assistants. The post holder will be based at HARP’s Head Office in Central Southend.

To be considered for this role you will need to have: 

  • A good financial awareness and proven record of maintaining accurate records
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Self-motivated and an excellent team player
  • Time management and good organisational skills to work unsupervised and to strict deadlines


For full details, please download the job description above.

​If you would like to discuss this opportunity, the everyday tasks or any other aspects of the role please contact HARP asking for Cliff Hollanders.

​HARP will provide you with excellent support and training to carry out your role effectively, to develop your career and contribution to our clients and of course, the opportunity to work with dedicated colleagues that strive to transform lives.

Our starting benefits package includes 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, a contributory pension scheme through The People’s Pension.  HARP will make a contribution to the pension and you will also be required to make a contribution. Employees are also included in HARP’s Death In Service Scheme

If you are interested, in this position the job description and person specification detailing the Technical and Professional ‘Know How’ required and an application form can be found at our website via the button below.

Closing Date: Thursday 14 July 2022 (Midday)
Short listing Day: Thursday 14 July 2022 (PM)
Interview Day: Monday 18 July 2022

Please note all shortlisted candidates will be require to complete an Excel test as part of the interview process.

Please quote Ref HIA1

Charity No: 1098126              

Registered Provider of Social Housing no.4742

HARP is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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Refreshed on: 06 July 2022
Closed date: 14 July 2022 at 12:00
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